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What to expect on dialysis

WATCH: What to expect while on dialysis

Starting dialysis often means creating a new normal for yourself and your family. There’s a lot to think about. Watch the next video in our FIRST30 video series featuring advice from patients. Learn how to overcome fears and misconceptions, acquire good habits and ask for help when needed.

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Climbing Mt. Everest

No mountain too high

Justin's enjoyment for mountain climbing inspired his dad Gerry, who passed last year of kidney failure. He is dedicating his next climb, Mt. Everest, to his father’s memory and raising money for AKF through KIDNEYNATION...

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February Webinar

Webinar: Heart disease and kidney disease

Join us on Tuesday, February 21, to learn about the connection between heart disease and kidney disease, and how to best protect yourself if you have either of these conditions...

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Confessions of a new dialysis patient

Confessions of a first-time dialysis patient  - Week 4

I wanted to write these blog spots in hopes of helping others who are about to start their journey as well as attracting those who have been fighting for years for help and guidance for myself...

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Creatinine and eGFR

Creatinine and eGFR

eGFR is short for estimated glomerular filtration rate. Your eGFR is a number based on your blood test for creatinine, a waste product in your blood. It tells how well your kidneys are working...

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Blog

Calling young artists!

We are currently accepting submissions for the 2017 Calendar Kids Art Contest - a nationwide contest for children and teens who are living with kidney disease to share their artistic talents...

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